Software's wodHttpDLX is a HTTP client ActiveX control that
provides easy, both high and low level access to the complete
HTTP protocol. It's primary purpose is to retrieve document
and other resources from the WEB. It was designed to be as
programmer-friendly as possible. You will find it can be fully
automated to get you requested resource, but also can be used
by advanced programmers under complete control from your
Default behavior of wodHttpDLX is to do as much as possible to
get resource you request - it will automatically connect, try
to pass through proxy server (if set), try to authenticate with
both proxy and the server, follow redirections,..., until it
finally grabs requested resource, and then it will disconnect.
If the problem occurs during this automation, you will receive
notification about failure, so you can request the resource
again using different information provided.
You can use wodHttpDLX to manually connect to the server, send
request, check received response, parse received data by
yourself - almost all aspect of HTTP protocol is covered by
wodHttpDLX. You can have full control over it's behavior if
needed - it's all up to you to decide which path you will
* Supports all known and unknown
request methods: Get, Post, Put, Delete,...., and you can even
use your custom ones
* Besides HTTP requests, it can also handle secured
* Supports many different proxies, including Socks,
MSProxy, Squid ...
* Can authenticate both on Proxy, and on protected WEB
* Can use GZip and ZLib compression on the fly - giving you up to 80%
* Supports Basic, NTLM, and Digest authentications
* In SSL mode it can also authenticate using client
* Has separate Request and Response objects
* Can Resume downloads through "Partial Content" responses
* Has interface to help you post and upload data to the server
- with ease!
* Provides access to retrieved resource through string
property, but also through file on the disk
* Supports blocking and non-blocking mode
* Allows direct interaction with headers - you can check and
set Cookies with just one line
* Support cookies, both for Request and Response objects
* Can use proxy settings as defined in Internet Explorer
Can be used in VB, Delphi, VBS, ASP...
Due to wodHttpDLX'es support both for blocking and
non-blocking (event driven) model, you can use wodHttpDLX in
virtually any environment. You can decide if you will use COM
object or ActiveX - interface is the same, behavior is the
And, of course, it's a royalty free component.